MARC 370 Associated Place

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MARC field 370 in the authority format contains towns, cities, provinces, states, and/or countries associated with persons, corporate bodies, families, works, and expressions. This field is repeatable.

Commonly-used 370s



Subfield delimiters

ǂa - Place of birth (NR)
ǂb - Place of death (NR)
ǂc - Associated country (R)
ǂe - Place of residence/headquarters (R)
ǂf - Other associated place (R)
ǂg - Place of origin of work (R)
ǂs - Start period (NR)
ǂt - End period (NR)
ǂu - Uniform Resource Identifier (R)
ǂv - Source of information (R)
ǂ2 - Source of term (NR)

Policy and formulation

  • Use both the modern form of the country (e.g. "Italy") and the form of the name identified with the person, if different (e.g., "Venice (Republic : to 1797)")
  • Give place of residence in ǂe and country in ǂc even if the country is already named in the ǂe, e.g. ǂc France ǂe Paris (France).

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